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One Third of Egyptian Vultures on Balkans Reside in Bulgaria

One third of the pairs of Egyptian vultures left on the Balkan peninsula reside in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 423

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Roman Coin Hoard in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered an ancient Roman hoard consisting of 2976 silver denarii coins during excavations works at Saint Nedelya square in downtown Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 503

Head of Bulgaria's National Theater Steps Down

Aleksandar Morfov, a renowned theater director who has worked as interim chair of the Natonal Theater Ivan Vazov, has submitted his resignation, officials say.

Society » Culture | September 4, 2015, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 926

Excavations Unveil One of Five Most Important Temples for Bulgarian Archaeology

Excavations works on the new sewage system in Silistra unveiled what specialists believe will turn out to be one of the five most important temples for the Bulgarian archaeology.

Society » Archaeology | September 3, 2015, Thursday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2695

Sofia Gallery to Host Major Christo / Jeanne-Claude Exhibition for 1st Time

After decades of miscommunication, Christo and his homeland Bulgaria are eventually to meet – not personally, though.

Society » Culture | September 3, 2015, Thursday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1528

Enrique Iglesias to Hold First Individual Concert in Bulgaria on December 14

The world-famous Spanish artist Enrique Iglesias will perform at the Arena Armeec hall in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on December 14.

Society » Culture | September 2, 2015, Wednesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgarian Invents Watch Capable of Translating Words in Two Seconds

A Bulgarian invented a watch capable of translating a word in two seconds with the accuracy of translation being 97 %.

Society | September 2, 2015, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1845

England-to-Turkey Flight Diverts to Sofia Due to ‘Allegedly Drunk Passenger’

A Thomas Cook flight with 231 holidaymakers on board travelling from Newcastle, England to Dalaman in Turkey had to be diverted to Bulgaria’s capital Sofia after an allegedly drunk woman passenger became abusive and disruptive, British media outlets have

Society » Incidents | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Town Hall near Petrich

Archaeologists discovered a town hall in the ancient Greek city of Heraclea Sintica near the town of Petrich in southwestern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 2102

SE Europe's Largest Observatory Facing Closure over Lack of Funding

Rozhen Observatory, the largest in Southeast Europe is running out of funds and might have to stop working in October, its management has warned.

Society | August 31, 2015, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1503

Varna to Host 11th World Animated Film Festival

For several days in September, the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna will be hosting a festival which was once a young and ambitious contender to become a key event in the world of animated movies.

Society » Culture | August 31, 2015, Monday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1571

Bulgaria Gov't Mulls Changing Falcon Plane after Failure

Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has said the government might opt for another Falcon aircraft for the Prime Minister and other members of the Bulgarian government after an incident on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | August 31, 2015, Monday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1779

Gov't Airplane Carrying PM on Board Performs Emergency Landing at Varna Airport

The government Falcon airplane carrying Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on board performed an emergency landing at Varna Airport on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | August 30, 2015, Sunday // 21:39 | Viewed: 2488

Music, Dance Performances Close 2015 Edition of Sofia Breathes Festival

The last day of the sixth edition of the “Sofia Breathes” annual festival will take place on Oborishte street in the Bulgarian capital on Sunday.

Society » Culture | August 30, 2015, Sunday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgarian Samuel Finzi Voted Actor of the Year in Germany

Bulgarian-born actor Samuel Finzi has been declared actor of the year in Germany.

Society » Culture | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1927

Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing at Sofia Airport

An aircraft of Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines safely made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport, Bulgaria on Friday afternoon, BGNES reported.

Society » Incidents | August 28, 2015, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2876

Number of Cyclists in Sofia up by 140% in 3 Years

The number of cyclists in Sofia has gone up by around 140% over the past three years, according to data of the VeloEvolution Association.

Society | August 28, 2015, Friday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1309

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 1600-Year-Old Mosaic in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered a unique, richly decorated, 1600-year-old mosaic during excavation works in downtown Sofia at the site of the ancient Roman city of Serdica.

Society » Archaeology | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 19:05 | Viewed: 3306

Bulgaria’s Govt Adopts 2015-2016 Action Plan on Poverty

Bulgaria’s government has adopted an action plan aimed at fighting poverty in an attempt to achieve the goal of reducing the number of destitute by 260 000 by 2020.

Society | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1781

2 Bulgarian Nationals Die in Car Crash near Serbia’s Pirot

Two Bulgarian nationals have died in a car crash on the road Nis-Dimitrovgrad, southeastern Serbia.

Society » Incidents | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1723

UN: Bulgaria Faces World’s Bleakest Demographic Prospects by 2050

Bulgaria faces the bleakest demographic prospects on a global scale over the next 35 years, according to the 2015 World Population Prospects report of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

Society | August 25, 2015, Tuesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 3096